EU calls for calm as Gabon descends into 'deep crisis'

2016-09-01 16:15
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PHOTOS: Political unrest rocks Gabon

Libreville, the capital of Gabon is rocked by unrest as protesters take to the streets following news that President Ali Bongo has been re-elected.

Brussels - EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini called for all sides in Gabon to reject violence as the country descends into chaos following presidential elections.

"The official announcement of results has plunged Gabon into a deep crisis," Mogherini said in a statement. "It is important for all parties to reject violence and call for calm."

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